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IFA 2019: Nokia 6.2 and 7.2 with triple rear cameras go official

At a pre-IFA event in Berlin, HMD Global has taken wraps off two Nokia smartphones – the Nokia 6.2 and Nokia 7.2. The former has arrived as the first Nokia 6 series phone to flaunt a triple camera system at the rear and PureDisplay technology. The Nokia 7.2 also features three rear cameras, but it offers enhanced camera prowess thanks to the presence of the Carl ZEISS imaging technology onboard. Both the handsets have an identical design with slim bezels and a waterdrop notch above the screen.

Nokia 6.2 features a waterdrop notch and a triple camera system at the back

Nokia 6.2 specifications

Talking about the Nokia 6.2 first, the phone is made out of a polymer that’s touted to be twice as strong as polycarbonate. The phone has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. The handset sports a 6.3-inch full HD+ screen with PureDisplay, a layer of Gorilla Glass 3 on top, and HDR10 support for Amazon’s Prime Video. The handset boots vanilla Android 9 Pie out of the box. Since it is an Android One offering, the phone is Android 10 ready and will be getting major Android updates for two years.

As for the other features, the Nokia 6.2 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 processor. The phone comes in 3GB and 4GB RAM variants, and 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB expandable storage models. For imaging, there’s a 16MP f/1.8 camera at the rear, aided by a 5MP depth sensor, and an 8MP f/2.2 wide-angle shooter. For selfies, the device offers an 8MP f/2.0 sensor on the front. A 3,500mAh battery completes the list of the specs of the 4G smartphone.

Nokia 7.2 specifications

Nokia 7.2 is a high-end offering with Carl ZEISS camera technology

As for the Nokia 7.2, the phone’s design, display, and software features are the same as the Nokia 6.2. This one is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, and comes in 4GB / 6GB RAM variants and 64GB / 128GB storage models. At the rear, the handset houses a 48MP Quad Pixel f/1.79 main sensor, accompanied by a 5MP depth shooter, and an 8MP f/2.2 wide-angle camera. The ZEISS optics onboard the phone offers three ZEISS bokeh modes – ZEISS Modern, ZEISS Swirl, and ZEISS Smooth. There’s also an AI-powered Night mode with image fusion, and a super-sensitive sensor for stellar low-light performance. For selfies, there’s a 20MP snapper on the front, which also sports ZEISS optics and Quad Pixel tech. A 3,500mAh battery keeps the whole package running.

Nokia 6.2 and 7.2 price

The Nokia 6.2 will be available at the starting price of €199 (~Rs 15,800), while the Nokia 7.2 will retail at the base price tag of €249 (~Rs 19,800). The former comes in Ceramic Black and Ice colour models, while the latter will be offered in Cyan Green, Charcoal, and Ice. The company is expected to launch the new phones in India at its upcoming event on September 11th. Notably, the brand has also released a pair of wireless earbuds called the Nokia Power Earbuds alongside the new phones.

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